With so many fantastic options to choose from when it comes to accommodation in Israel, from luxury hotels to cute boutiques, finding an excellent budget hotel might seem like a difficult task. Luckily, it’s far from it! Whether you want to see Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, enjoy desert adventures or swim in the sea, amazing and affordable accommodations are available across the country, and here are our top picks.
This hotel’s name is just perfect as it boasts an enviable location – just a short walk from the Tel Aviv beach. Right after your breakfast, you can step outside and have a cup of coffee at the beach in a couple of minutes. This hotel is small and intimate, with simple decorations and clean style, as well as balconies overlooking the sea, all of which invites comfort and relaxation. Every morning, the hotel staff serve a varied and tasty Israeli breakfast, which is included in the price. Also available is free Wi-Fi, air conditioning throughout the year, an Espresso machine, as well as a tea/coffee maker, while fresh cakes and pastries are served daily. De La Mer Hotel is within walking distance of the famous and lively Sheinkin, Bograshov and Dizengoff streets, as well as from the delightful Yemenite Quarter and Carmel Market.
The Leonardo Inn Hotel Dead Sea in Ein Bokek also boasts an excellent location. It sits at the lowest point on earth, steps away from a relaxing Dead Sea water resort. While staying here, you will enjoy the green lawns and the desert scenery, and you’ll be able to take trips to the Qumran Caves and the historic Masada. After your breakfast, you can go for a short trip to Ein Gedi and the Desert Springs situated nearby.
There’s Wi-Fi for you, as well as a swimming pool, soccer and tennis courts, and even a spa. If you’d like, you can rent a bike and go for a lovely ride and sight-seeing. The hotel also offers a spacious meeting room for events and conferences in case you are on a business trip.
Founded in 1997, on the north shore of Eilat, the Vista Hotel offers a unique type of accommodation, with guaranteed maximum relaxation and comfort. This modern hotel sits between two lagoons and within the walking distance from the beach. The center of the city is also nearby, with the popular Ice Mall and other attractions. You can also take a short trip to the famous Timna Valley, just 30km away from Eilat. What you get is a comfy room with a lovely view of the skyline and palm trees, tasty food served at the hotel’s restaurant, and delicious breakfast that is included in the price. Also available are the swimming pool and the gym. This ensures that all your needs are met within the hotel, while outside attractions are easily accessible.
So, you want to stay in a discreet area at the very heart of the beautiful Haifa for an affordable price? No problem! 1926 Apartments Hotel is located in a charming, downtown area exactly like that, called the Turkish Market, filled with British-styled houses that were built at the beginning of the 20th century. Your studio here comes with all the musts, such as free high-speed internet, air conditioning, and flat-screen satellite TV. It also includes a seating area, as well as a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge. Some studios have a balcony too. The Port of Haifa is just a five-minute walk away, and the beach just a five-minute drive away. Surrounded with cozy cafes and pubs, the hotel stands next to the Carmelit, the underground railway, and 500m from the Haifa Center HaShmona Train Station, which ensures you can easily get to all the brilliant sights Haifa offers, like the Bahá'í Gardens and the Stella Maris Monastery for example.
This hotel is a bit costlier than those above but comes with a unique and memorable experience. The YMCA Three Arches Hotel in the magical Jerusalem has a 152-feet-high central bell tower, which is a city landmark. The hotel is a brilliant combination of the charms of the antiquity, astonishing architecture, and comfortable contemporariness. The facade is decorated with intricate sculptures, as well as inscriptions in English, Arabic, and Hebrew. The interior features high-ceiling halls and walls that often display modern, colorful works of Israeli and Palestinian artists. You can have a delicious meal, then take a walk through the beautiful and tranquil gardens, on the stone pathways, and between the gorgeous trees. There are cafes, restaurant, and shops all around the hotel for you to enjoy. The ancient Jaffa Gate, one of seven main gates of the walled Old City, is just a short walk away, and numerous other must-see sights are nearby and are easily accessible.
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